from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bluefish.
  • n. The pollock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See bluefish, and pollock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The coalfish or pollack.
  • n. The bluefish, Temnodon saltator or Pomatomus saltatrix.
  • n. Girella nigricans, a fish of the family Kyphosidæ, abundant in rocky places from Monterey bay, California, south to Cape San Lucas.


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    February 7, 2017

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    February 7, 2017

  • Also known as bluefish and coalfish.

    December 14, 2013